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Philanthropy WV Assisting with Flood Recovery Response

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06/24/2016

With so many of West Virginia’s communities impacted by the epic flooding last week, Philanthropy West Virginia is suggesting those interested in providing support to the impacted communities contact a local community foundation serving the identified counties to connect you with local partners/resources for flood recovery.

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National Teleconference for Funders: Response to Orlando Shooting

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Conference Call

On the call we’ll get the latest updates from Florida’s philanthropic community to learn about the current needs, how local philanthropy is responding and the type of help that is needed now and in future; share some lessons learned by funders from other mass shootings; and explore how philanthropy can play a role right now and down the road.

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#OrlandoUnited: Resources for Action

Release Date: 
06/14/2016

In the early morning hours of June 12, a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL leaving 49 people dead and over 50 injured. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.

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New Disaster Philanthropy Playbook Highlights Collective Power of Regional Associations

Release Date: 
01/14/2016

A vital new resource is now available to help philanthropy respond to future disasters: the Disaster Philanthropy Playbook. The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, which is the largest network serving philanthropy in America, is pleased to have been a partner in helping to create the Playbook, working closely with the two organizations that took a lead role in its development: the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers (CNJG), a Forum member, and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP).

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New Report Examines Philanthropy's Role in Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery

Release Date: 
10/29/2014

Two years after the historic storm, Philanthropy & Hurricane Sandy: A Report on the Foundation & Corporate Response breaks down the allocation of dollars contributed thus far and offers perspective on the role of private giving in disaster response and lessons to be taken from this one.

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